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Lead Operator Bars A


Slough, RDG, GB



Factory Lead Operator (Shift)

Salary: £36,000 inclusive of Shift Allowance (Depending on Experience)

Location: Slough


Are you an experienced Operator looking for your next challenge? If so, here at Mars we now have an exciting opportunity for Lead Ops to come and join our factory team! If you have a mechanical background and are looking for the opportunity to lead a passionate team of associates whilst also being given the chance to develop and progress personally then look at the below!


The Lead Operator will be accountable for the performance of several machines, processes, pieces of equipment and operational decisions at line level to achieve targets and coordinate resources as required. Some form of Mechanical training/experience is required for the role as you will be first point of call should there be any technical issues with production machinery and will be expected to take the lead in repairing mechanical breakdowns. There will also be an element of leading/coaching/training the associates dedicated to your line so some form of leadership experience would be beneficial but is not a must. 


What are we looking for?

  • Educated to GCSE level
  • Mechanical training or background is a must.
  • Experience leading / coordinating a small team of associates - again desirable.
  • Experience in FMCG / High speed production OR transferable mechanical process skills from a similar environment.


What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Coordinate a small team of operators and temporary associates to achieve line targets.
  • Identify and repair mechanical breakdowns on various machinery.
  • Accountable for the performance of several machines, processes, or pieces of equipment.
  • Assisting operators with daily productions tasks to ensure line targets are met.


What can you expect from Mars?

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including an excellent pension scheme.
  • Great career progression and a range of in house training.
  • A company that understands the importance of a work-life balance.
  • The chance to take hold of your own career and develop personally and professionally.